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Visit the FERC Website to download the report and presentation given to the Board of Public Utilities on July 15th, 2015.


BPU Approved San Juan Agreements

Wednesday, July 15, at 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers, the Board approved the San Juan Generating Station Agreements.  Consideration and possible approval of the agreements by the County Council are scheduled for July 28, 7PM in Council Chambers.  Read the Press Release and DPU's Power Point Presentation to the Board.  Visit the Electricity page to download and view the Agreement Documents. 



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     We are New Mexico's only 4-service, not-for-profit, publically-owned utility. We proudly provide our community with electric, natural gas, water and wastewater services as we have done for more than 40 years.  Established under Article 5 of the 1968 Charter for the Incorporated County of Los Alamos, the DPU provides payments to Los Alamos County in lieu of the franchise fees and taxes that would normally be assessed against a privately owned utility. In 2008 the DPU added provision of centralized customer service for the County to its service offerings by merging the DPU customer service function to create a unified 311 Customer Care Center. 
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NOTICE - The August regular Board of Public Utilities meeting has been rescheduled from Wednesday 8/19 to Monday 8/17 at 6PM in Council Chambers, 1000 Central Avenue, Los Alamos, NM.  Click here to read the agenda documentation.

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San Juan Generating Station Restructuring 2015 - Read the press release and then visit the Electricity page to download and view agreement documents.



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